WMU Happenings

Multicultural Advisory Board
The Multicultural Advisory Board is looking for 10 to 15 students who want to join staff, faculty and administration in discussing different issues regarding underrepresented, misrepresented and discriminated individuals and groups on campus. The purpose is to seek out solutions via discussion and figure out innovative ways to help students get the resources they need to graduate and succeed in life. Click here to apply.

multiculturalAdvisoryBoard Poster

Sustainability Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 3, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., honors college lounge
Come join the Sustainability Discussion Group to talk about Jerry Dennis’s book, “The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas.” There will be free bagels!
Click here for more information.

Fall Welcome Ambassador Application
WMU’s Fall Welcome Week program is now accepting applications for 2015 Fall Welcome Ambassadors!  This fun volunteer opportunity develops your leadership skills, lets you move in a week early, gives you free meals for a week, helps you make new friends, mentor first-year students and includes a $200 appreciation gift card to the WMU Bookstore.  Click here to apply, and send an email to fall-welcome@wmich.edu if you have any questions! The deadline to apply is March 13.

Fall Welcome Flyer 2015

Student Sustainability Survey
Your participation is requested! Take the annual Student Sustainability Survey and you could win an iPad Mini, WMU Bookstore gift card or other prizes! The survey takes just 5 to 10 minutes and is a click away. You can help decide how and where your Sustainability fee funds are used. Click here to take the survey.

Climate change community discussion
Thursday, April 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Van Duesen Room, Kalamazoo Public Library
Come to the Kalamazoo community discussion to talk about collective reflections and responses to the book, “This Changes Everything.” Copies of the book are available for loan at the front desk.

KleinCommonReadFlyer2015

2015 WMU Business Pitch Competition
Friday, March 27, 3 to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, March 28, 10a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Present your business idea at the third annual WMU Business Pitch Competition. Information sessions about the competition begin March 16. Deadline to apply is March 20Click here or see flier for details.

PITCH

Faces of Pride
The Office of Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgender (LBGT) Student Services is seeking participants for their third annual Out at WMU Faces of Pride poster campaign. They will be featuring individuals from our campus who self-identify as part of the LBGT and ally community. Participant form submissions will be accepted through March 31 or until the poster is full. Click here for more information and to apply.

Out At WMU advertisement 2015

Textbooks Available at the Library
There is now an expanded list of textbooks available to students on reserve in Waldo Library. The books were chosen based on courses for which tutoring is offered in the Bronco Study Zone. They can be checked out at the circulation desk for use in the Bronco Study Zone or the library in general. Click here for the list of books currently on reserve.

Ferguson and Beyond Resource Guide
Stay up to date on issues related to racism, white privilege, injustice and society with this helpful resource guide. You can explore statistics, read athletes’ and artists’ responses to recent stories, watch videos and much more. Click here to connect.

Ethics Lecture Series Lecture
Tuesday, March 17, 4 p.m., 159 Bernhard Center
“Vulnerability, Preventability and Responsibility” presented by Dan Wueste

Ethics Series poster spring 2015

Call for Poster Abstracts
April 1-2, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University
Michigan State University’s Environmental Science and Policy Program has added a poster session on April 2 to its premier annual event, the 2015 Fate of the Earth Symposium. Cash prizes will be awarded for best posters! Email Karessa Weir at weirkare@msu.edu for more information. Those submitting posters are also encouraged to attend the Public Symposium on April 1. Click here for details on both days, including a list of speakers.

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